In Edo: Man Remanded In Prison For Touching Woman’s Private Part
An Auchi Magistrates’ Court in Edo on Monday remanded 39-year-old Mustapha Mamud in prison for allegedly touching a 27 year old woman’s private part.
In his ruling, the Magistrate, Mr M. O. Osayi, said Mamud should be remanded in prison pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions, DPP.
Mamud is being tried on a two-count charge bordering on attempted rape.
Earlier, the Sgt. Daniel Mato, the prosecuting officer told the court that Mamud had on the February 24 committed the offences at his apartment in Auchi.
Mato said the defendant and the woman stayed together.
“The accused touched the private part of the woman in an attempt to have carnal knowledge of her,’’ the prosecutor said.
The Magisterate, M.O.Osayi adjourned the case till October 13 for further hearing.